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Sensor Placement - Course # 324-4

Triangle

The three sensors applied may be placed in a few different locations, but ultimately they form a "triangle" around the heart.

This often referred to as Einthoven's Triangle.

Locations

  • One sensor is placed on either the right wrist, right deltoid or upper outer aspect of the chest, just inside the right shoulder.
  • The next sensor is placed on either the left wrist, left deltoid or upper outer aspect of the chest, just inside the left shoulder.
  • Finally, this last sensor is placed at either the inner left lower leg (just above the ankle) or at the left lateral costal margin of the ribs.



324 Sensor Placement - Course # 324-4